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Committee Assignments for the 111th Congress
Committee Hearings & Meetings Scheduled


  
 
 
    
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Tuesday, Mar. 03, 2015

9:00 AM
    Commerce, Science, and Transportation
        Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of Commerce and the Department of Transportation.
SR-253        
    
9:00 AM
    Finance
        Hearings to examine fairness in taxation.
SD-215        
    
2:30 PM
    Armed Services
        Hearings to examine a review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SH-216        
    
2:30 PM
    Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
        Hearings to examine Federal Reserve accountability and reform.
SD-538        
    
2:30 PM
    Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest
        An oversight hearing to examine United States citizenship and immigration services, focusing on ensuring angency priorities comply with the law.
SD-226        
    
4:00 PM
    Foreign Relations
        To receive a closed briefing on an update on the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). 
SVC-217        
    

Wednesday, Mar. 04, 2015

9:30 AM
    Environment and Public Works
        An oversight hearing to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Environmental Protection Agency.
SD-406        
    
10:00 AM
    Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
        Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of the Interior.
SD-124        
    
10:00 AM
    Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
        Hearings to examine surface transportation reauthorization, focusing on oversight and reform of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
SR-253        
    
10:00 AM
    Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
        Business meeting to consider an original bill entitled, "Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015", S.280, to improve the efficiency, management, and interagency coordination of the Federal permitting process through reforms overseen by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, H.R.460, to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt, and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities, H.R.615, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to take administrative action to achieve and maintain interoperable communications capabilities among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, an original bill entitled, "Federal Improper Payments Coordination Act", an original bill entitled, "Presidential Library Donations Act", an original bill entitled, "Federal Vehicle Repair Costs Savings Act", S.546, to establish the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation (RESPONSE) Subcommittee under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council to provide recommendations on emergency responder training and resources relating to hazardous materials incidents involving railroads, S.242, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability, S.86, to amend title 44 of the United States Code, to provide for the suspension of fines under certain circumstances for first-time paperwork violations by small business concerns, and S.136, to amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service.
SD-342        
    
10:00 AM
    Judiciary
        Hearings to examine whistleblower retaliation at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, focusing on improving protections and oversight.
SD-226        
    
10:00 AM
    Veterans' Affairs
        A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
SD-G50        
    
10:30 AM
    Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of Defense
        Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Navy and Marine Corps. 
SD-192        
    
10:30 AM
    Budget
        Hearings to examine wasteful duplication in the Federal government.
SD-608        
    
2:30 PM
    Indian Affairs
        Hearings to examine S.438, to provide for the repair, replacement, and maintenance of certain Indian irrigation projects.
SD-628        
    
2:30 PM
    Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
        Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
SD-192        
    
2:30 PM
    Armed Services: Subcommittee on Personnel
        Hearings to examine the Active, Guard, Reserve, and civilian personnel programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SR-232A        
    
2:30 PM
    Joint Economic Committee
        Hearings to examine the Economic Report of the President 2015.
SD-106        
    
3:30 PM
    Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
        Hearings to examine United States nuclear weapons policy, programs, and strategy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SR-222        
    

Thursday, Mar. 05, 2015

9:30 AM
    Armed Services
        Hearings to examine the postures on the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SD-G50        
    
10:00 AM
    Energy and Natural Resources
        Hearings to examine opportunities for the United States to build on its status as an Arctic nation for the betterment of the nation and those who live in the Arctic.
SD-366        
    
10:00 AM
    Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
        Hearings to examine America's health information technology (IT) transformation, focusing on translating the promise of electronic health records into better care.
SD-430        
    
10:00 AM
    Judiciary
        Business meeting to consider pending calendar business.
SD-226        
    
10:00 AM
    Veterans' Affairs
        A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation from the American Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Military Officers Association of America, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Vietnam Veterans of America, Blinded Veterans Association, and the National Council on Aging.
CHOB-345        
    
10:30 AM
    Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
        Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
SD-192        
    
2:30 PM
    Intelligence
        To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.
SH-219        
    
3:00 PM
    Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
        Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Secretary of the Senate, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Capitol Police.
SD-138        
    

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015

9:30 AM
    Armed Services
        Hearings to examine the posture of the Department of the Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SD-G50        
    

Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015

10:00 AM
    Energy and Natural Resources
        Hearings to examine S.556, to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting.
SD-366        
    
2:30 PM
    Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
        To receive a closed briefing on missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SVC-217        
    

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015

10:00 AM
    Energy and Natural Resources
        Hearings to examine the state of technological innovation related to the electric grid.
SD-366        
    

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015

10:00 AM
    Veterans' Affairs
        A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation from multiple veterans service organizations.
SD-G50        
    
2:30 PM
    Commerce, Science, and Transportation
        An oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission.
SR-253        
    

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2015

10:00 AM
    Energy and Natural Resources
        Hearings to examine management reforms to improve forest health and socioeconomic opportunities on the nation's forest system.
SD-366        
    

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015

2:30 PM
    Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
        Hearings to examine ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.
SR-222        
    
 
  

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